I have a 1996 Tacoma lx. The fuel gauge only goes up to just below the half a tank mark when I fill it up.would it work if I was to Manually move the needle to the full mark?

Asked by Nov 24, 2015 at 05:26 PM about the 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr V6 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Likely cause is the float in the tank is clogged with gunk, preventing it from functioning correctly. It could be the gage is broken but not as likely as a fuel tank sending unit. Another, more remote, possibility is the electrical connections at the tank or gage are corroded or loose.

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